Birch Hills County

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Birch Hills County
Municipal district
Birch Hills County is located in Alberta
Birch Hills County
Location of Birch Hills County in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°43′23″N 118°04′38″W / 55.72306°N 118.07722°W / 55.72306; -118.07722Coordinates: 55°43′23″N 118°04′38″W / 55.72306°N 118.07722°W / 55.72306; -118.07722
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division No. 19
Established 1995
Government[1]
 • Reeve Marvin Doran
 • Governing body Birch Hills County Council
 • Office location Wanham
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 2,856.69 km2 (1,102.97 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 1,582
 • Density 0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 573
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website birchhillscounty.com

Birch Hills County is a municipal district in north-western Alberta, Canada. It is located in Census Division 19, northeast of Grande Prairie.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, Birch Hills County had a population of 1,582 living in 519 of its 596 total dwellings, a 7.6% change from its 2006 population of 1,470. With a land area of 2,856.69 km2 (1,102.97 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.4/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

The population of Birch Hills County according to its 2008 municipal census is 1,610.[3]

In 2006, Birch Hills County had a population of 1,470 living in 573 dwellings, a 10.6% decrease from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 2,856.69 km2 (1,102.97 sq mi) and a population density of 0.5 /km2 (1.3 /sq mi).[4]

In 2001, the municipal district has a population of 1,644 in 636 dwellings, a 2.3% decrease from 1996. On a surface of 2,856 km² it has a density of 0.6 inhabitants/km².[5]

Communities and localities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 3, 2014. Retrieved October 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  3. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List". Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Birch Hills County - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ Birch Hills community profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE
  6. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  7. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4819049 - Birch Hills County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 

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